Archive - Nov 2010 - News

November 22nd

Sheridan Fire Rescue Continues to Teach Fire Safety to Students

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Sheridan Fire-Rescues Firefighter/EMT Andy Lindberg and Firefighter EMT Zach McLain present the “Stop Drop and Roll” educational program to the 1st grade classes at Sagebrush School. (Courtesy Photo)

Every school year beginning in October, Sheridan Fire-Rescue conducts monthly fire drills at all Sheridan County School District 2 schools throughout the year. SFR also provides fire safety training programs to all District 2 kindergarten through 5th grade classes.

Feast of Praise Raises over $1,000 for Causes

Juli Jarvis

With the holidays come many opportunities to give. In Buffalo, the Feast of Praise worship service on Sunday raised $1,028.25 for local and international charities, according to event co-organizer Juli Jarvis.

New Water Tap Unused; Refund Requested

Buffalo City Council

Sheridan Media News Director for Johnson County, Aaron Palmer, brings us this story from the Buffalo City Council.

Potter's Depot Open House December 4th

Potter's Depot owner Bonnie Schlesselman

The Potter's Depot will host a Holiday Open House and Sale Saturday, December 4th to showcase local artists and their work. Aaron Palmer has the story.

SHS Counselor and Former Aid to Stand Trial

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SHS Guidence Counselor Larry Steiger faces multiple felony fraud charges.

Sheridan High School Counselor Larry Steiger and a former aid of his while he was Principal of Campbell County High School will stand trial on felony fraud charges.

Icy Roads Claim Life of Sheridan Man

62-year-old Gary Barclay of Sheridan died as the result of a rollover accident November 20th.

62-year-old Gary R. Barclay of Sheridan died at the scene in a single-vehicle roll-over Saturday six miles south of Sheridan

“Wildlife on the Wind”

Bruce Smith, author of "Wildlife on the Wind," recounting the successful conservation wildlife recovery plan on the Wind River Reservation

Sunday afternoon, Sheridan became the eleventh stop of a twelve-stop book tour across Wyoming for author Bruce Smith.  But sad to say, not one soul showed up at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library for the presentation and book signing of his second book, “Wildlife on the Wind.”

In the Spirit of Giving

Harry Bernard, home from college for the Thanksgiving Day break, helps distribute turkeys plus the fixings as Adopt-A-Block Sheridan teamed up with the youth group "Chosen" to distribute the Thanksgiving meals

Saturday morning, Adopt-A-Block Sheridan teamed up with the local youth group, “Chosen” to hand out 50 turkeys and all the fixings to those less fortunate who reside at Woodland Park Village and in the Avoca Apartments in Sheridan. 

Honor Flight Wyoming Receives $20,000

Honor Flight Wyoming flies Wyoming veterans to Washington D.C. at no charge to view war memorials.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Honor Flight Wyoming has received a $20,000 donation from oil and gas industry operators to help send World War II veterans to Washington, D.C. Devon Energy and QEP Resources each pledged $10,000 for the effort.

"Go Outside and Play"

WYOMING NEWS SERVICE, Cheyenne, WY – Children today spend less time outdoors than any other generation in history. Seven hours in front of electronic entertainment and seven minutes outside. That's what constitutes play for most kids, according to a Kaiser Family Foundation Study.